Memorial Square - fireworks finale (1)

Thousands enjoyed the second annual ‘Lumen – Crewe’s Night of Lights’ in Crewe town centre on Friday.

For one night only, crowds were treated to a spectacular Night of Lights in Crewe with a jaw-dropping performance by the Heliosphere.

There was the launch of the new projection mapping show on the Municipal Building, innovative light and sound installations and even Santa.

Youngsters took part in a lantern parade from Queensway (nr Topshop).

There were 200 lanterns given to children and adults taking part.

The parade was led through the streets by Rhythms of the City, a samba percussion squad.

Lantern parade approaches Memorial Square (1)

Switch-on was at 6.30pm in Memorial Square.

The Heliosphere performance featured an aerialist flying above the crowd suspended from a giant balloon.

There was also Santa’s Grotto. Wave-Field, interactive sound and light seesaws, Giant inflatable lights, a Winter market with food and craft stalls by Taste Cheshire, Funfair and Fireworks.

The projection, with accompanying soundtrack, will play every evening until December 27 on the Municipal Building, Memorial Square.

‘Lumen – Crewe’s Night of Lights’ was organised by Crewe Town Council and supported by sponsors and delivery partners.

(Images courtesy of Jonathan White)

Memorial Square - Lumen - Crewe's Night of Lights projected onto Municipal Buildings prior to the projection-mapping show (1)

Memorial Square and projection-mapping show (1)

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Giant inflatable lights at Market Square (1)

One Comment

  1. F jones says:

    Better that rotten fireworks then

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